Tyson's Run Movie

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An unathletic boy with autism strives to become an unlikely marathon champion.

Who's Involved:

Major Dodson, Rory Cochrane, Amy Smart, Reno Wilson, Barkhad Abdi, John Cappetta, Kim Bass

Release Date:

Friday, March 11, 2022 (Nationwide)

thematic elements and some language including offensive slurs
Runtime: 1 hr, 43 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

When 15-year-old Tyson attends public school for the first time, his life is changed forever. While helping his father clean up after the football team, Tyson befriends champion marathon runner Aklilu. Never letting his autism hold him back, Tyson becomes determined to run his first marathon in hopes of winning his father's approval.

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Kim Bass


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Key Facts

  1. Autistic actor Major Dodson plays lead role of autistic teen (11/24/2021).
  2. "Tyson's Run is a film I felt compelled to make," said Writer and Director Kim Bass. "We are using autism as a vehicle to explain that everyone is gifted, everyone is unique, and everyone has to be given an opportunity to flourish and be the best person that he or she can be." Bass is an Emmy®-nominated screenplay and teleplay writer best known for his work on "In Living Color," "Sister, Sister" and the Nickelodeon sitcom "Kenan & Kel" (11/24/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2021: The film was in Completed status.

Tyson's Run Release Date: When was the film released?

Tyson's Run was released in 2022 on Friday, March 11, 2022 (Nationwide release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Outsiders, I Am Here and Turning Red.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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